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OPINION: Blockchain can Revolutionize the Shipping & Logistics, but is it Ready?

Mar 28, 2021

The pandemic led to a disruption of the global sectors that also included the ocean trade. International trade witnessed an extensive impact on operations, causing a sharp decline in trade activities worldwide. Only a few technology-driven service providers managed to overcome some of the Export and Import industry's challenges during the pandemic. Interestingly, however, the exporters and importers'…

COSCO Launches First Blockchain-Powered eBL for Bulk Cargo

Aug 07, 2023

COSCO Shipping Bulk has collaborated with a customer to successfully issue the first electronic bill of lading (eBL) for bulk cargo through the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) in Hainan Province.The system relies on blockchain technology…

Norden Offers Carbon Inset Tokens

Apr 18, 2023

Danish bulk shipping company Norden has partnered with 123Carbon and its partners, AllChiefs and Verifavia, to commence offering carbon inset tokens through 123Carbon’s newly developed platform.With the platform, Norden will now be able to tokenise…

FuelTrax, TOPL Partner on BaaS Platform to enhance Energy Trade Transparency

Sep 16, 2021

FuelTrax has partnered with Topl to use Topl’s Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform to meet the demand for greater transparency in energy trading operations.With blockchain integrated into EFMS products, each step in the energy trading process has an equivalent digital step…

Marseille Port Completes Blockchain Trial

Nov 10, 2019

The Port of Marseille Fos (Grand Port Maritime de Marseille; GPMM) has just completed a blockchain pilot scheme to enhanced efficiencies at France’s largest seaport.The focus of the project for freight transportation on the  Mediterranean-Rhone…

Terminal Operator GCT Signs on to TradeLens

Oct 17, 2019

Global Container Terminals (GCT) will deploy the IBM-Maersk TradeLens platform at its four North American terminals.GCT operates four strategically located, big ship ready terminals on the west and east coast of North America. A leader in technologically advanced terminal operations…

Hapag-Lloyd, ONE Join TradeLens Platform

Jul 02, 2019

Maritime shipping companies Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Hapag-Lloyd have joined blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform TradeLens, which was jointly developed by their container shipping rival Maersk and tech giant IBM.Hapag-Lloyd and ONE…

Blockchain Container Completes Maiden Voyage

Jul 01, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam has announced that the first paperless and fully door-to-door tracked container, based on blockchain technology, has arrived at the warehouse of Samsung SDS in Tilburg.Last year Dutch bank ABN AMRO collaborated with the…

MBL Wins MIT Solve Challenge

Jun 25, 2019

Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL) and BLOC participated in Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Solve challenge, where tech entrepreneurs to address the world’s most pressing problems.'BLOC and MBL participated in the challenge on coastal…

CargoX's Blockchain B/L Test Successful

Jun 02, 2019

The new dry bulk shipping company G2 Ocean and emerging markets specialists Manuchar have announced the successful trial of CargoX’s blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading (B/L) Solution, and in doing said the traditional bill of lading is “ready for retirement…

Oil, Gas Majors Join Blockchain Consortium

Feb 27, 2019

A group of seven major oil and gas companies, including ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and ConocoPhillips, announced a partnership to establish the first industry blockchain consortium in the United States.With several use cases across the industry value chain…

PIL, IBM Complete Blockchain Project

Feb 01, 2019

Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL) has completed a blockchain pilot with IBM for an electronic Bill of Lading (e-BL).PIL has used e-BL built on the IBM Blockchain Platform in a real-time pilot tracking shipment of mandarin oranges from China for the Lunar New Year celebrations…

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Donjon Marine Awarded $19 Million Dredging Contract

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Pilot Planning Implicated in Tanker Contact with Jetty

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Sempra Signs Contract with Bechtel to Build Port Arthur LNG Phase 2

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Texas Tanker Bottleneck Grows on Slow Freeport LNG Restart

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